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Old 05-13-2004, 06:51 PM   #1
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Changing resolution in Console. Mandrake 10.


Hello.

I am using Mandrake 10 Official and my console resolution is set to 1024 x 768. I want to change it to 800 x 600. How can I do that?

Any detailed help will be very welcome.


Thanks for the cooperation.
 
Old 05-13-2004, 07:14 PM   #2
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edit/etc/lio.conf comment the line vga = "whatever line is uncommented" and uncomment the line vga = normal.
 
Old 05-14-2004, 10:35 AM   #3
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Some more help, please.

Hello back and thanks PeaceDog!

What are the numbers I have to write in /etc/lilo.conf to get:

a) 800x600 (vga=???).

If I write vga=normal, the fonts become bigger but when I try to run, for instance, fbtv, it doesn't start showing an error message (this didn't happen at 1024 x 768).

is "normal" = 800x600?

Thanks for your help.
 
Old 05-14-2004, 11:17 AM   #4
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vga = normal should be 800 x 600. fbtv may require a higher resolution to run properly.
good luck.
 
Old 05-16-2004, 12:38 AM   #5
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Do you now have "vga=791"? If so, change it to "vga=788"
 
  


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